France’s Security Laws Should be a Wake-Up Call to Leftwing Nationalists...

If you are reading this, chances are you have heard about the French security laws that were proposed last Fall and are scheduled for...

Gilets jaunes: why the French working poor are demanding Emmanuel Macron’s...

This weekend we have the great pleasure to republish the excellent Oliver Davis on the recent “yellow vest” protests in France. Is this only...

Forgotten populists: the Knights of Labor and the American Left

In this fascinating article, Steven Parfitt draws lessons from the rise and fall of the Knights of Labor —the first left populist movement and...

Is Macronism Thatcherism?

Last year, during the campaign for the French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron claimed a centrist position, distancing himself from both "Thatcher and...

[Brexit] “You can check out any time you like, But you...

In this article, Chris Bambery takes a sober step back and analyses what Brexit is really about and what opportunities it offers for radical change...

The anti-populist effect of the progressive Left – a real concern...

In this weeks long read, Alice Masoni contributes to the New Pretenders analysis of anti-populism. Masoni writes about anti-populist rhetoric and its capacity to reproduce the...

Are you saying we actually have no free speech anymore? |...

In this weekend’s long read, Steven Gormley examines the issue of free speech as it applies to speech acts which are offensive to religious...

Reading Fanon today

In this article by Karthick RM offers us a Universalist reading of Frantz Fanon’s works including: The Wretched of the Earth. Arguing against identitarian...

Is Irish Unity possible? My journey to Belfast

This winter, I voyaged to Belfast for the first time. As an outlander, this trip profoundly changed my views on the Northern Irish conflict...

Populism against Xenophobia

It has become commonplace to associate populism with racism and xenophobia. This is certainly true of right-wing populism. However, for left-wing populists  xenophobia and...